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Abdominal Obesity Rates Leveling Off In US Children And

Abdominal Obesity Rates Leveling Off In US Children And Adolescents

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The percentage of American children diagnosed with obesity as a result of their waistline size appears to be holding steady, according to new research published online Monday in the...

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2014-07-28 00:21:20

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study finds that few adult survivors of childhood cancer follow a heart-healthy lifestyle that protects against heart disease, diabetes and other health problems MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a...

2014-07-23 08:32:18

In addition, preliminary results from an Australian sponsored trial have yet to verify whether the mechanism of RVX-208 action may affect glucose metabolism. TSX Exchange Symbol: RVX CALGARY, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resverlogix Corp. (TSX: RVX) announced today findings from the recent analysis of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events (MACE) data in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) enrolled in both the ASSURE and SUSTAIN trials. In ASSURE, MACE was a pre-specified...

2014-07-17 16:11:31

Elsevier Health Sciences Is being overweight sometimes a good thing? Data suggest higher BMI protects against adverse cardiovascular outcomes, reports Mayo Clinic Proceedings High body mass index (BMI) is associated with multiple cardiovascular diseases. However, emerging data suggest that there is an "obesity paradox," that being overweight may actually protect patients from cardiovascular mortality. Investigators have now confirmed that the risk of total mortality, cardiovascular...

2014-07-07 16:00:15

European League Against Rheumatism Intake of monounsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol influence disease activity in RA and OA respectively Two new studies presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) have helped clarify the relationship between the dietary intake of monounsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) respectively. In the TOMORROW study, daily intake of...

2014-06-04 15:37:59

Washington University in St. Louis Studying mice, researchers have found a way to prevent nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, the most common cause of chronic liver disease worldwide. Blocking a path that delivers dietary fructose to the liver prevented mice from developing the condition, according to investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The study appears in a recent issue of The Journal of Biological Chemistry. In people, nonalcoholic fatty liver...

2014-06-03 23:07:23

In an effort to increase awareness about the dangers associated with Metabolic Syndrome, Health News Wires is giving away their $19.99 e-book for free for a limited time. The new e-book defines metabolic syndrome and shares tips to lose weight, lower blood sugar and prevent risk factors associated with the dangerous condition. Boston, Ma (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Free for a limited time, the Metabolic Syndrome: Breaking the Cycle free e-book and video from Health News Wires share important...

2014-06-02 12:29:37

LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research has discovered that a specific form of garlic, Aged Garlic Extract (AGE), significantly reduces low-attenuation plaque, also known as "soft plaque" or non-calcified plaque, within the arteries of patients with metabolic syndrome. The findings indicate that AGE may reverse heart disease, and will be presented at the 9(th) annual scientific meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography to be held July 10-13, 2014 in...

2014-05-27 23:11:59

Urban legend says that eating apples will improve one’s health. According to Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP, recent research indicates that this is true at least for avocados. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Hippocrates, the father of western healing, stated: “Let food be your medicine, and medicine be your food.” The last few decades of research show that many foods can be beneficial for health. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath, Dr. J G Moellendorf,...

2014-05-20 23:00:25

Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, a Regents’ Professor of Biology and director of the Center for Obesity Reversal at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.5 million renewal of the MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to study lipolysis, the breakdown of body fat, and thermogenesis, or heat production, from specialized fat cells. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, a...

2014-05-02 08:24:15

Significant reductions of more than 1,500 mg/dL in triglycerides observed CARLSBAD, Calif., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced the final data from its Phase 2 study of ISIS-APOCIII(Rx) as a monotherapy in patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome, or FCS. In this open-label study, three patients with FCS treated with ISIS-APOCIII(Rx) achieved substantial reductions in triglycerides with all three patients achieving a triglyceride...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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